Warning: Contains spoilers*** “The Jungle Book” was the first animated Disney feature since Walt Disney had died a year before in 1966. I did not watch the recent live-action remake, so it will not be part of this comparison. I actually saw the sequel from 2003 first. I didn’t see it in the movie theater,Continue reading “Feel “The Jungle Book” Rhythm: The 1967 and 2003 Cartoon Comparisons”
Warning: contains spoilers*** Many of us remember or grew up on the 1991 cartoon of “Beauty and the Beast”. I used to watch it as a small child. I have watched it in recent years, as well. Of course, I understood the story better more recently than as a little kid. A selfish prince isContinue reading “Be Our (or My) Guest… for this “Beauty & the Beast” Comparison: 1991 vs. 2017 Adaptations”
Ever since Tim Burton’s adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was released in 2005, every single person had said that he or she liked the original movie, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” from 1971 better. Everybody favored the old one—except me. I liked the reboot better.
“The books are always better than the movies,” said everyone, but me. Of course, if I have neither read the book nor seen the movie, I would not have a say. But at least with, “Harry Potter”, “Lord of the Flies”, “Aladdin”, and “The Little Mermaid”, I like the movies a lot more.
Pretty much everyone I’ve met has enjoyed 1994’s “The Lion King”. Many consider it their favorite movie.